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Healthy Broccoli 'Rice' Casserole

healthy cauliflower rice casserole recipe

This broccoli rice casserole is made with ZERO grains and instead uses cauliflower as the rice. It's extra cheesy and always a hit with my kids.

This broccoli rice casserole is made with ZERO grains and instead uses cauliflower as the rice. It's extra cheesy and always a hit with my kids.

Yield 6 servings
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes

Ingredients

  • 12 ounces riced cauliflower
  • 12 ounces broccoli florets, chopped
  • 3 cups grated cheddar, divided
  • 4 ounces cream cheese, room temperature, chopped into small pieces
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cracked pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon mustard powder

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Add the riced cauliflower and chopped broccoli to a large mixing bowl along with a tablespoon of water. Cover tightly with plastic wrap.
  3. Microwave for 3 minutes and let sit, covered, for 2 minutes. Carefully remove plastic wrap from bowl and drain liquid.
  4. Add 2 1/2 cups of cheddar, cream cheese, eggs, and spices to the bowl. Stir well to combine.
  5. Pour mixture into 9x9 baking dish and top with the remaining cheddar cheese.
  6. Bake uncovered for 30 minutes.

Notes

For a crunchy topping, add 1/2 cups of crushed pork rinds to the top of the dish with the cheddar.

Nutrition Information:

Yield: 6 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 244Total Fat: 27gSaturated Fat: 15gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 9gCholesterol: 137mgSodium: 845mgCarbohydrates: 8gNet Carbohydrates: 5gFiber: 3gSugar: 4gSugar Alcohols: 0gProtein: 19g

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